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by gm
2006-12-18 16:13:21
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What is meant by Rows Bonus and Extra Pegs bonus? How does one attain these points?
by gm
2006-12-18 16:13:21
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#2
If you get 2 rows of 4 pegs connected, you get a rows bonus. If you get a row of 5 pegs, you get an extra pegs bonus.
by Novel Games
2006-12-18 22:51:48
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#3
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I don't get it
by michaela
2006-12-20 07:57:16
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#4
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In reply to #2:
I can only think of one way to score the extra rows bonus (the last X dropped creates a T-pattern):

XX-X-X
OO-X-O
OO-X-O
OO-X-O

As for extra pegs, you could possibly have SEVEN Xs:

XXX-X-XXX

DingleBerries
by DingleBerries
2006-12-26 14:02:22
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In reply to #4:
Upon further review, one could also gain rows/pegs diagonally.

Therefore, the best possible board would be thus:

0 X 0 0 - - 0 0 X 0
0 0 X 0 - - 0 X 0 0
0 0 0 X - - X 0 0 0
0 X X X -X- X X X 0
0 0 0 X X X 0 0 0
0 0 X 0 X 0 X 0 0
0 X 0 0 X 0 0 X 0

DingleBerries
by DingleBerries
2007-04-05 12:49:08
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In reply to #5:
your best possible board is impossible, as there are only 6 rows
by Piotr Grochowski
2018-11-18 00:40:19
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